There was a bit of a theme this month personally focusing on code reviews, both in my writings, and in my readings. Here are two great articles highlighting the counterpoints to code reviews, what sucks about them, and alternatives. (Spoiler: it's pairing. The alternative is pairing.)
I Probably Hate Your Code Review Process
While I'm bullish on code reviews on the whole like the author, there are many things about them that are sub-optimal. Remember that when looking at your process. You may want to reach for pairing more.
Those Pesky Pull Request Reviews
Jess (I hope I can call her Jess), always puts out great content, and this is no exception. Highlights the ways that queued/async code reviews are anti-patterns for continuous flow, and how to address that.
TDD: Show Your Work Designs
This post highlights a really interesting technique I've used previously for debugging and adding tests to a previously difficult piece of code, by breaking it down and "showing my work" along the way.
Trapped in the Technologist Factory
Write a Good Dockerfile in 19 Easy Steps
A great checklist for working with Dockerfiles. If you work with them, start here.
The Power of Moments - by Chip and Dan Heath
A great read on what makes moments impactful, in life, career, and leadership. More than just an inspirational read, it includes guides to how you can craft more meaningful moments for yourself, your customers, your family, or anyone else you'd care to craft a moment for.